Aviation is awash in proficiency-oriented literature and training courses. But, what exactly is proficiency?
On the back of the sheath, it says, “A.F. Linde, O-930832.” That was the pilot’s name and service number.
As of mid-2012, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Satellite Operations Center in Suitland, Md., had about 355,000 of the newer 406 MHz emergency beacons registered in its SARSAT database.
How would the fancy SR22 perform on a mountain strip, dueling in the dirt with more rugged distant cousins?
It’s the third day at Sun ‘n Fun. Breezy, hottish (high 80s), humid: in other words, classic Florida Spring weather. The attendance seems steady if not overwhelming. I’ve been hanging out a lot in the new Paradise City Light Sport/Ultralight area and grass landing strip in the southeast corner of Lakeland Linder Airport, and enthusiastically more »
There’s something almost hypnotic about flying behind turbines.
Cessna Aircraft’s Cessna TTx completed its first production flight on Saturday, March 2, departing from the Cessna facility in Independence, Kan.
I’ve just met Greg Trzaska of Aero AT-USA at his home airport of Northampton (7B2), Mass.
Browse through the Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs), and you’ll see specifications for experience in many areas of piloting.
My flyin’ pal, industry leader and co-blogger Dan Johnson suggested recently that I throw some tips your way about how I put together and do air2air photography. Since I’ve done around 600 in my 30 year career, it’s not a topic I have to research, always good news. So for those of you interested in more »
Many things draw people from around the world to the 700 islands that make up the Commonwealth of the Bahamas, off the southeastern coast of Florida.
One of the great things about aviation is that people are drawn together by this unique avocation as if they were members of a fraternity or sorority.
The big secret in aviation is that just about everybody goes into it because it’s more fun than should be legally allowed, and not because it’s practical.
Sebring is off and running! The day in pix and captions…
The market for turbine aircraft is slowly turning around, used inventories for many models are decreasing and some manufacturers are starting to cautiously ramp up production.
The good news for 2013 is that a new model was added to the production ranks late in 2012.
Perhaps the biggest LSA (light-sport aircraft) story this year invokes the letters FAA (the Federal Aviation Administration).
Like any aircraft owner, I take every opportunity to fly my Mooney rather than the airlines on any semi-short trip.